Author Archives: Lisa Gates

About Lisa Gates

Lisa Gates is associate dean for fellowships and research at Middlebury College. To contact Dean Gates, send an email to lgates@middlebury.edu or call x3183.

Luce Scholarship Competition Open; Deadline Oct 1

The application for the 2023-2024 Luce Scholars competition is officially open!  The Luce Scholars Program offers early career leaders immersive, professional experiences in Asia. The Program aims to forge stronger, more informed, more compassionate relationships across geographic borders by creating opportunities for young Americans across diverse sectors and interests to deepen their ties and understanding […]

June 2022 Notes for Watson and Fulbright Applicants

If you’re thinking about applying for a Fulbright grant or Watson nomination in the fall, you should start working on these applications. Many of you have already talked with me about your ideas or completed a preliminary application this spring–which is a great way to get started! And yes, you can absolutely still apply for […]

Virtual Public Service Weekend Conference–Applications Due June 6

Apply now to attend PPIA and NASPAA’s virtual summer conference BUILDING AN EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE WORLD: A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE AND POLICY HACK-A-THON FOR FUTURE PUBLIC INTEREST LEADERS. What’s the focus? Public Interest Technology (PIT) is a rapidly growing and essentially important field where technology and public policy overlap. Carnegie Mellon University has been a leader in […]

New: Voyager Scholarships for Sophomores Committed to Public Service, Apps due June 14

The Voyager Scholarship is a new initiative to support the next generation of public service leaders with financial aid and travel support. Created by the Obamas and Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO, the program aims to alleviate the burden of college debt, provide meaningful travel experiences to expand students’ horizons, and a network of mentors and […]

Kate Reinmuth ’17 Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Congratulations to Kate Reinmuth ’17 who was recently named one of 70 Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University! Kate will pursue a joint PhD program in Economics and JD at Stanford Law School. Way to go, Kate! Read more about Kate and the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at https://www.middlebury.edu/announcements/news/2022/05/kate-reinmuth-17-named-knight-hennessy-scholar

Join Watson’s Spring Webinar on May 12! Registration Link Below.

Thinking about a Watson Fellowship? Whether you’re a rising senior or just want to learn more about what the Watson Fellowship is, check out the Spring Watson Webinar on Thursday, May 12th, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET. Watson Fellows Momi Afelin ’19 and Jacob Fontaine ’21 will be joining as guest speakers. The webinar will be led by Watson Executive Director (and […]